Lot No. 153 (90th Auction)
German, 98 x 62 x 57 mm, circa 1880

A singing bird box with "repoussé" decoration - with original case and original winding key
Case: silver, rectangular box on four bun feet, sides with repoussé decoration: birds, volutes, flower scrolls and rococo ornamentation. Front with slide in the for of a bird for activating the automaton; top with hunting scenes and chased oval plaque in the centre showing a rooster. Automaton mechanism: rectangular, full-plate, bellows, bird with moving beak, wings and tail in front of a pierced and engraved silver plate.
Estimate  3,000 - 4,000 €
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